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Dark Mycena

Mycena sp

Description:

12mm acros the cap, 30mm tall

Habitat:

In parkland woodchip mulch... 80% sunlight, mid winter, after solid rain for a week.

Notes:

Mycena sub vulgaris = Fuhrer (2005) ?

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5 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Mycena subvulgaris is extremely close - only problem is slightly insufficient decurrence....

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks ladies!! I'll get around to IDing it soon... (I know I've seen it somewhere but there's uploading to do :)

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

They resemble pinwheel mushrooms (marasmius), but I don't know if any get that dark in color. Superb photo.

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

Nice find, Argy! It looks kind of like a pleated inkcap, except darker and without the brown "eye spot" on the top. Very cool, I hope someone with more fungi knowledge can help you on the ID!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

very nice !

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 25, 2012
Submitted on Aug 13, 2012

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